Raiter Family History

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Raiter Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a taxman or accountant, from an agent derivative of Middle High German reiten ‘to reckon’, ‘to calculate’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Rater, Reiter, Raiser, Ranger, Beiter, Riser, Zaiger, Mauter, Rimer

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Raiter Family Origin

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Raiter Family Occupations

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  • Farming

    29%
  • Butcher And Meat Market

    14%
  • Farmer

    14%
  • Keeping House

    14%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Raiter family was Keeping House. The most common Raiter occupation in the USA was Farming. 29% of Raiter's were Farmings. Farming, Butcher And Meat Market and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Raiter.

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Raiter Historical Records

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Raiter Life Expectancy

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Famous Raiter Family

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